10 'Empire Records' Quotes For Rex Manning Day

By JACKIE WILLIS

April 08, 2014

This is not the time to dwell! Tuesday, April 8, is a big day for Empire Records enthusiasts as it's been deemed the 18th Rex Manning Day. In honor of the 1995 cult classic, here are 10 lines to quote as you're celebrating the "so sexy" occasion!

If you're unfamiliar with Empire Records, the flick takes place within 24 hours (except for the first scene) at a record store that is welcoming washed-up music heartthrob Rex Manning (Maxwell Caulfield). Meanwhile, they're also trying to do everything they can to stop the independent music store from becoming a chain named Music Town.

Now that we're all caught up, check out 10 classic quotes from the film:

1. "We mustn't dwell. No, not today. We can't. Not on Rex Manning day!" -Mark (Ethan Embry)

2. "I went to rock and roll heaven, and I wasn't on the guest list. " -Debra (Robin Tunney)

3. "Well Sinead O'Rebellion. Shock me, shock me, shock me with that deviant behavior." -Gina (Renee Zellweger)

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4. "Let me explain it to you. Mitchell's the man. I'm the idiot. You're the screw-up. And we're all losers. Welcome to Music Town." - Joe (Anthony LaPaglia)

5. "I don't feel I need to explain my art to you, Warren." - A.J. (Johnny Whitworth)

6. "This music is the glue of the world, Mark. It's what holds it all together. Without this, life would be meaningless." -Eddie (James "Kimo" Wills)

7. "Who knows where thoughts come from? They just appear." - Lucas (Rory Cochrane)

8. "Attention Rex Manning fans, to your left you will notice a shoplifter being chased by night manager, Lucas. This young man will be caught, deep fried in a vat of hot oil and served to our first hundred customers. Just another tasty treat from the gang at Empire Records." - Gina (Renee Zellweger)

9. "The fat man walks alone. " -Lucas (Rory Cochrane)

10. "Why don't you all just fade away." - Rex Manning (Maxwell Caulfield)

What's your favorite line from Empire Records? Let us know, below.



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